Findings on happiness in Inglehart et al. (2008): study MY 2005

Publication
Author(s)Inglehart, R.; Foa, R.; Peterson, C.
TitleDevelopment, Freedom, and Rising Happiness.
SourcePerspectives on Psychological Science, 2008, Vol. 3, 264 - 285
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Malaysia, 2005
Survey nameWorldValuesSurvey 5
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =1201
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, would you say you are.....? 4 very happy 3 quite happy 2 not very happy 1 not at all happy.
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.317.78
Standard deviation0.571.41

Scores in1234
%0.25.158.336.5

Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Page in publicationv22
DKNA %0.1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.846.49
Standard deviation1.781.98

Scores in12345678910
%1.40.72.33.412.119.223.922.17.77.2